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Historical Events In April - 12

Saturday, 02 July 2022

1879  On this day in history frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week  

1883  The birth of Imogen Cunningham, American photographer on this day in history.  

1883  On April - 12 french troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal  

1883  Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award) on April - 12.  

1884  Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922) on April - 12.  

1887  Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo on April - 12.  

1892  George C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist  

1893  On April - 12 battle at Hoornkrans Southwest-Africa: German Schutztruppen chases away Hottentotten under Hendrik Witbooi  

1894  On April - 12 british & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa  

1894  Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)  

1896  On April - 12 alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62  

1898  On April - 12 army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy  

1898  Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados on this day in history.  

1902  Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) on this day in history.  

1903  Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) on April - 12.  

1904  On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina  

1904  On April - 12 harald James Penrose, pilot  

1905  Hippodrome arena opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

1905  French Dufaux brothers test helicopter on April - 12.  

1907  On April - 12 belgium govt of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns  

1908  On April - 12 fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts  

1908  On April - 12 carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia  

1909  Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens on April - 12.  

1909  On this day in history hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On this day in history jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)  

1910  On April - 12 william G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69  

1911  A non-stop London-Paris flight takes 3h56m the first time on this day in history.  

1911  On April - 12 lT Theodore Ellyson qualifies as first naval aviator  

1911  On April - 12 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m)  

1911  Darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)  

1912  On April - 12 clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1500  On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on April - 12.  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On April - 12 birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on April - 12.  

Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on April - 12.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.  

1125  On this day in history death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  On April - 12 death of henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1550  On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on April - 12.  

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